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Report: Climate Change Hits Home in the Bay Area

By Gretchen Weber, KQED Climate Watch Even if the world stopped emitting all greenhouse gases today, scientists say, the climate would conti…

Heat Waves and Nuclear Power — Part Two

Floods in the Midwest and a new SolveClimate story are a reminder of nuclear power's vulnerability to climate change.

Wildfires Out West

In different parts of the American West, climate influences wildfires in unexpected ways.

In Tennessee, Heat Waves Diminish Nuclear Power Output

With heat waves on the rise, last summer's nuclear slowdown in Tennessee may be a sign of things to come.

2010 Russian Heatwave More Extreme Than Previously Thought

The deadly Russian heatwave of 2010 was a more exceptional event than the 2003 European heatwave, a new study finds.

NOAA Scientists Find No Clear Human Connection to Deadly 2010 Russian Heat Wave, But…

A new study finds that primarily natural causes led to last summer's soaring temperatures in Russia, but similar events are becoming more like…

It’s Official: 2010 in a Statistical Tie for Warmest Year On Record

Both NOAA and NASA reported today that 2010 tied with 2005 for the title of warmest year on record.

Record Warmth in 2010, Despite Cooling Influences

Despite two key factors that lead to cooler conditions, 2010 will go down in history as one of the warmest years on record.

Better Planning for Coping With Heat Waves

A new review suggests that socioeconomic and community factors play an important role in planning for future heat waves.

Top Ten Climate Events of 2010

A number of extreme and record breaking climate events took place in 2010. Here's our list reviewing the ten biggest newsmakers.

Historical Perspective on the Russian Heat Wave of 2010

The Russian heat wave of 2010 contributed to the deaths of as many as 15,000 people. But just how unusual was the heat?

The Russian Heat Wave of 2010: Summer Temperatures

The average temperature in Moscow during June, July and August 2010 was significantly hotter than any year since 1950.

The Russian Heat Wave of 2010: July Temperatures

The average temperature in Moscow during July 2010 was significantly hotter than any year since 1950.

Warmest Summer on Record for DC and New York

It's official: Washington, D.C. and New York, N.Y. both sweated through their warmest summers on record this year.

A Tale of Two Coasts

Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.

A Tale of Two Coasts: The East Roasts While the West Shivers

During June and July, record heat gripped the eastern U.S., while cities along the West Coast from San Diego to Seattle shivered.

Pushing the Envelope of Climate Science ‘Attribution Studies’

In the wake of a wild summer, climate scientists are seeking to improve their understanding of links between climate change and extreme weathe…

Climate in Context: August 18, 2010

Arctic sea ice continues anemic rebound from 2007 record low; new heat wave study will leave you sweating; and a Senate candidate says manmade…

January - July 2010 Hottest on Record, Report Says

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.

Why Can’t Scientists Say the Recent Extreme Weather Events Are ‘Proof’ of Climate Change?

The extreme weather events we are seeing today, such as flooding in Pakistan and the Russian heat wave, are theoretically possible with or wit…